November 26, 2019
Washington’s request that Seoul pay more for their military alliance has heightened tensions between longtime allies and poses risks for regional security.
October 30, 2019
Iraq’s struggling economy and government corruption sparked the protests, in which hundreds have died. The governing elite appears shaky, and the stability of the country is at stake.
October 18, 2019
Canada’s federal election poses a stiff test for the governing Liberal Party, with implications for its global role on issues such as climate change.
October 4, 2019
The United States and Japan have agreed to a trade deal, but critics say the deal isn’t as good as what it replaced.
October 2, 2019
An outbreak of a lung illness linked to vaping is raising the pressure on countries to rein in the booming e-cigarette industry.
September 13, 2019
President Trump and Prime Minister Morrison’s close relationship is good news for the decades-old alliance.
September 20, 2019
Plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions and reach carbon neutrality, to be announced during the 2019 summit, could be an important milestone in the global fight against climate change.
September 10, 2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is on the line as Israel votes for the second time in 2019.
August 27, 2019
Seoul’s decision to abandon an important military intelligence-sharing agreement with Tokyo could hurt regional security and U.S. interests related to China and North Korea.
August 7, 2019
Kashmir is at the heart of rising tensions between India, Pakistan, and China. Here’s a quick explainer on the disputed area.